Data breaches are becoming increasingly common, which makes it even more important for you to take proactive steps to protect the sensitive data of the people you serve. In just the first six months of 2019, data breaches exposed over 4.1 billion records. Here are 5 proactive steps you can take to better ensure that your company never has to write your client base an email informing them that their sensitive information may have been sold on the dark web.
- Educate your employees: Most data breaches are a consequence of an employee opening a suspicious email or from lax data permissions. The key to preventing these common mistakes is to bring in a cybersecurity specialist to educate your team on best practices and on how to prevent data breaches. Even some of the biggest companies fall victim to data breaches.
- Invest in a quality information technology company: Your clients deserve